4 people at Medina retirement community test positive for COVID-19

Posted at 4:18 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 16:18:25-04

MEDINA, Ohio — Four individuals at the Western Reserve Masonic Community assisted living facility in Medina have tested positive for COVID-19.

The facility released the following statement Monday afternoon:

We have had a “Pandemic Plan” in place since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic to ensure the safety and health of all of our staff and community members. We will continue to comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and protocols to minimize the exposure of staff members, community members, and clients. Those who have interacted with these individuals have been contacted one-by-one and are being monitored according to the plan. The community members have left our campus and are being treated at area hospitals. We no longer have any Coronavirus cases in our community.

According to its website, residents at the Western Reserve Masonic Community “are connected to a thriving social community, treated like family and always feel right at home. Experience the lifestyle with friends through volunteer opportunities, wellness facilities and programs, lifelong learning, and exceptional dining experiences.”

Details regarding the people who contracted the virus were not released. No further information has been provided.

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